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Predators under threat! International Film Festival for Big Cats announced

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not an official document.

 

JOINT PRESS RELEASE

CITES Secretary-General's message for the Cat Summit

Message for the Cat Summit

 
CITES Secretary-General, John E. Scanlon
 
24 September, Jackson Hole,United States
 

CITES welcomes powerful new UN resolution on tackling illicit wildlife trafficking

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PRESS RELEASE

CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the 4th Regional Dialogue on Combating Trafficking in Wild Fauna and Flora - Bangkok, Thailand

Statement by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

4th Regional Dialogue on Combating Trafficking in Wild Fauna and Flora

Bangkok, Thailand, 11-15 September 2017

 

Protecting big cats is the call of next year’s World Wildlife Day, 3 March 2018

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not an official document.

 

 

CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the International Snow leopard and its ecosystem conservation forum - Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

 

Statement by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

International Snow leopard and its ecosystem conservation forum

Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, 23-25 August 2017 

(Delivered by Sofie H. Flensborg, CITES Legal Support Officer)

CITES Secretary-General's message for World Ranger Day 2017

World Ranger Day 2017

Message from CITES Secretary-General, John E. Scanlon

On World Ranger Day 2017, we join you to "stand with the park rangers of the world in their fight to protect wildlife"!

31 July 2017

CITES reviews sustainability of wildlife trade and launches new review of captive-bred and ranched species

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not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

Persistence pays off – Singapore authorities’ successful prosecutions against wildlife crime recognized by CITES Secretary-General Certificate of Commendation

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not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

CITES Secretary-General's opening remarks at the 23rd Meeting of the CITES Plants Committee

Twenty-third meeting of the Plants Committee

Geneva (Switzerland), 22-27 July 2017

Opening Remarks

John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

22 July 2017

Welcome to beautiful and humid Geneva!

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